The table below looks at the statistics for Machine Learning skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Machine Learning over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Machine Learning
England / North West
Rank 176 169 256
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +87
Permanent jobs citing Machine Learning 69 68 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.15% 1.20% 0.014%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.27% 1.36% 0.016%
Number of salaries quoted 60 56 1
Median salary £52,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
UK excluding London median salary £51,000 £55,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-7.27% +22.22%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5417 4989 6132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 90.33% 88.22% 87.76%
Number of salaries quoted 4498 4145 5123
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Machine Learning
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing Machine Learning as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Machine Learning Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Machine Learning
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Machine Learning across the North West region.

Machine Learning Salary Trend in the North West

Machine Learning
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Machine Learning across the North West region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017.

Machine Learning Salary Histogram in the North West

Machine Learning
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Machine Learning within the North West region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -26 56 £52,500 -12.50% 9
Cheshire +15 7 £52,500 +23.62% 3
Merseyside -1 4 £55,000 -31.25%
Machine Learning
England

Machine Learning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, IT jobs citing Machine Learning also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Machine Learning.

1 73 (50.00%) Python
2 68 (46.58%) SQL
3 62 (42.47%) Big Data
4 56 (38.36%) Analytics
5 51 (34.93%) R
5 51 (34.93%) C#
6 45 (30.82%) .NET
6 45 (30.82%) Statistics
6 45 (30.82%) Mathematics
7 42 (28.77%) WPF
8 40 (27.40%) WCF
9 37 (25.34%) Computer Science
10 36 (24.66%) PhD
10 36 (24.66%) Agile Software Development
11 34 (23.29%) Finance
12 32 (21.92%) MVC
13 31 (21.23%) SAS
14 30 (20.55%) Google
15 28 (19.18%) Analytical Skills
15 28 (19.18%) Algorithms
16 27 (18.49%) Neural Network
16 27 (18.49%) Amazon AWS
17 26 (17.81%) Cloud Computing
17 26 (17.81%) Data Mining
17 26 (17.81%) MATLAB
18 25 (17.12%) Degree
18 25 (17.12%) Bayesian Methods
19 24 (16.44%) Xbox
19 24 (16.44%) NUnit
19 24 (16.44%) TDD

Machine Learning
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 31 (21.23%) SAS
2 10 (6.85%) Apache Spark
3 3 (2.05%) Apache Pig
3 3 (2.05%) CMS
4 1 (0.68%) Apache
Applications
1 21 (14.38%) Stata
2 20 (13.70%) SPSS
3 3 (2.05%) MS Excel
4 2 (1.37%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 3 (2.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.68%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 27 (18.49%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (17.81%) Cloud Computing
3 10 (6.85%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (6.16%) SaaS
5 6 (4.11%) GitHub
6 3 (2.05%) Azure Machine Learning
7 2 (1.37%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.37%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (42.47%) Big Data
2 26 (17.81%) Data Mining
3 21 (14.38%) Hadoop
4 20 (13.70%) NoSQL
5 16 (10.96%) Relational Database
6 12 (8.22%) SQL Server
7 6 (4.11%) MongoDB
8 4 (2.74%) Apache Hive
8 4 (2.74%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (2.74%) QlikView
9 3 (2.05%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (2.05%) Azure SQL Database
10 2 (1.37%) HBase
10 2 (1.37%) MySQL
10 2 (1.37%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 1 (0.68%) Power BI
11 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 24 (16.44%) NUnit
2 15 (10.27%) Git (software)
3 9 (6.16%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (4.79%) Jenkins
5 5 (3.42%) JIRA
6 4 (2.74%) gulp
6 4 (2.74%) JUnit
7 3 (2.05%) Bitbucket
7 3 (2.05%) Grunt
7 3 (2.05%) Subversion
8 2 (1.37%) Fiddler
8 2 (1.37%) Maven
8 2 (1.37%) Mockito
9 1 (0.68%) Babel
9 1 (0.68%) webpack
General
1 34 (23.29%) Finance
2 14 (9.59%) Marketing
3 4 (2.74%) Games
4 3 (2.05%) Electronics
4 3 (2.05%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.05%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.68%) Retail
Job Titles
1 59 (40.41%) Developer
2 52 (35.62%) Data Scientist
3 39 (26.71%) Senior Developer
4 33 (22.60%) Lead Developer
5 31 (21.23%) .NET Developer
6 30 (20.55%) C# Developer
6 30 (20.55%) Lead C# Developer
6 30 (20.55%) Senior C# Developer
7 24 (16.44%) Senior .NET Developer
8 23 (15.75%) Lead .NET Developer
9 21 (14.38%) C# .NET Developer
9 21 (14.38%) Senior C# .NET Developer
10 12 (8.22%) Senior Data Scientist
11 8 (5.48%) Agile Developer
11 8 (5.48%) Machine Learning Developer
12 6 (4.11%) Java Developer
13 5 (3.42%) Agile .NET Developer
14 4 (2.74%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 4 (2.74%) Python Developer
14 4 (2.74%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (30.82%) .NET
2 42 (28.77%) WPF
3 40 (27.40%) WCF
4 12 (8.22%) ASP.NET
5 11 (7.53%) Entity Framework
6 10 (6.85%) Web Services
7 9 (6.16%) .NET Framework
7 9 (6.16%) Django
8 7 (4.79%) AngularJS
8 7 (4.79%) Celery
8 7 (4.79%) WinForms
9 6 (4.11%) Node.js
10 5 (3.42%) ASP.NET Web API
10 5 (3.42%) Spring
11 4 (2.74%) CSS
11 4 (2.74%) HTML
12 3 (2.05%) CSS3
12 3 (2.05%) Hibernate
12 3 (2.05%) Natural Language Processing
12 3 (2.05%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 37 (25.34%) Computer Science
2 28 (19.18%) Algorithms
2 28 (19.18%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (16.44%) Xbox
4 6 (4.11%) N-Tier
5 5 (3.42%) Credit Risk
5 5 (3.42%) User Experience
6 3 (2.05%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.05%) iPad
6 3 (2.05%) Social Media
7 2 (1.37%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.68%) 3D Graphics
8 1 (0.68%) Augmented Reality
8 1 (0.68%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.68%) Mobile Games
8 1 (0.68%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.74%) Unix
2 3 (2.05%) Windows
3 2 (1.37%) Linux
4 1 (0.68%) Android
4 1 (0.68%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.68%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (38.36%) Analytics
2 45 (30.82%) Mathematics
2 45 (30.82%) Statistics
3 36 (24.66%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (21.92%) MVC
5 27 (18.49%) Neural Network
6 25 (17.12%) Bayesian Methods
7 24 (16.44%) TDD
8 21 (14.38%) Business Intelligence
9 20 (13.70%) Data Analysis
9 20 (13.70%) OO
10 17 (11.64%) Statistical Modelling
10 17 (11.64%) Validation
10 17 (11.64%) Visualisation
11 16 (10.96%) Data Analytics
12 15 (10.27%) Scrum
13 14 (9.59%) DevOps
13 14 (9.59%) Predictive Modelling
14 12 (8.22%) Cluster Analysis
14 12 (8.22%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 73 (50.00%) Python
2 68 (46.58%) SQL
3 51 (34.93%) C#
3 51 (34.93%) R
4 26 (17.81%) MATLAB
5 18 (12.33%) Java
6 17 (11.64%) C++
7 13 (8.90%) C
8 12 (8.22%) JavaScript
9 9 (6.16%) Perl
9 9 (6.16%) VBA
10 7 (4.79%) Scala
10 7 (4.79%) VB.NET
11 3 (2.05%) Shell Script
11 3 (2.05%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.68%) GLSL
12 1 (0.68%) Go
12 1 (0.68%) HLSL
12 1 (0.68%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 36 (24.66%) PhD
2 25 (17.12%) Degree
3 7 (4.79%) Postgraduate
4 1 (0.68%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.48%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.68%) QA
System Software
1 5 (3.42%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.37%) Ansible
1 2 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (1.37%) Puppet
2 1 (0.68%) Mesos
Vendors
1 30 (20.55%) Google
2 7 (4.79%) Microsoft
3 6 (4.11%) IBM
4 5 (3.42%) Cloudera
4 5 (3.42%) Hortonworks
4 5 (3.42%) Tableau
5 3 (2.05%) SAP
6 2 (1.37%) Facebook
6 2 (1.37%) Splunk
6 2 (1.37%) Twitter
7 1 (0.68%) Apple
7 1 (0.68%) Oracle
7 1 (0.68%) Sybase
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